Are Cities Destroying the Planet?

Robin Leichenko (Geography)

Cities are often portrayed as key sources of environmental pollution and major contributors to global climate change. Yet urban regions and urban lifestyles can also be highly efficient, and many cities have initiated innovative programs to reduce their carbon emissions. This seminar explores the role of cities as both sources of and solutions to global environmental change. The seminar includes a field trip to the High Line in New York City.

Course Number: 
01:090:101 section 79 index 11903